K-2 with Trish & Tony

december 13, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 66 days. We had drama. In drama we pretended we were an animal. Kossouth came in and visited us. When Kossouth came we watched a tiny show about being impulsive. We had gym. In gym we had centers. One of the centers at gym was swinging on a rope. Another center was basketball. Another of the centers was hula-hooping. We also did jump roping. Another of the centers was going in a tunnel. The last center was gymnastics. We had Spanish and in Spanish we watched "Moosie". In Spanish in the movie there was lots of people. We celebrated a friend's birthday today. We had Fundations.

december 12, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 65 days. We watched "Frosty the Snowman". When the snowman melted the little kids cried. We had Spanish. We played BINGO. We had body mapping. In body mapping we painted what our feelings were and where we had them. Today was pajama day. We had music. In music we played drums. There were different kinds of drums. One drum was from Africa. We switched drums and we alternated clockwise. We had Fundations. In Fundations we practiced writing our new letters. A visitor came today.

december 11, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 64 days. We had a visitor. With our visitor we played Dreidel, and she gave us our own dreidels and coins. The coins were made of chocolate. Our visitor's name was Ms. Maoz. She was showing us her family tradition. It happens during Hanukkah. We had a 9th grade buddy lunch. We had gym. In gym we played tic-tac-toe. We had library. We had body mapping. We had Fundations. In Fundations we learned 2 new letters. The 2 new letters we learned in Fundations were q and z.

december 7, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 62 days. We had gym. In gym we played a game and we were on different color teams. Also, we played kind of like a soccer game. We went over to K-3. We made rice balls. We made the rice balls with Tong Beina. We had music. In music we sang songs. One of the songs we sang was "Jingle Bells". When we sang "Jingle Bells" we got to hold bells. And in music we sang a song that was in Arabic. We had Fundations. In Fundations we said words that were telling sentences or asking sentences.

december 6, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 61 days. In music we sang a new song. We had outdoor education. In outdoor education we went to the Sacred Woods. Also, some of our friends played a game with some of their friends. We had a visitor. With our visitor we made lanterns. Our visitor's name was Tong Beina. We watched people from China play the drums on tv. On the screen we saw people also do the Lion Dance in China. Tong Beina told us a legend about a monster that comes out on the darkest nights and scares all the people, and the things that he is scared of are fire, the color red and loud music. Tong Beina showed us a picture of one of the dragons and it was really long. We had Fundations. We took our boards and found the letters x and y.

december 5, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 60 days. We had a visitor. Our visitor's name was Tong Beina. We had drama. Our drama teacher's name was Mr. Schlusberg. In drama we used our imaginations. We had gym. In gym we played a game where you had to run and if you get tagged you had to do 10 jumping jacks and then get the tagger thing, then you'd become the tagger. The tagger things that you would grab with were called "tacos" because of Taco Tuesday. There were Falco tacos, and monkey tacos, brain tacos, and spider tacos. Also, we got a cut up noodle ("popper") that we had to bring back to our hoop and in the first round you could only grab from the middle, but in the second and third rounds you could grab from other hoops. You had to get 7 or 8 "poppers". We had Spanish. In Spanish we sang a song and we played a game. We had social studies. In social studies we made our feelings thermometers. We had Fundations. In Fundations we wrote on our white boards.

december 4, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 59 days. We had “All About Me.” We learned about one of our friends’ favorite games and favorite items. Our friend’s artifact was a trophy. Our friend’s favorite game was Jenga. We had Music. In Music we got new papers for our folders. In Music we learned a new song. We had Centers. In Centers, at the yellow table, we did tally marks, and whatever number the tally marks were, we had to write down the number. At the blue table we did “mystery jars,” and at the red table, we traced over the numbers and wrote them down. We had Spanish. In Spanish we played Bingo. We had Fundations, and in Fundations we had two new letters, and they were “x” and “y.”

november 29, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 56 days. We went to the Yale Art Museum. At the art gallery museum we saw the sculptures and we drew ourselves or the paintings. We took a school bus to the Yale Art Gallery. We took the school bus on the way back to Foote School. We had music. We learned a new song in music. We had gym. In gym we played a game where you had to build a castle and throw yarn balls at the other teams' castles and if you knock their castle over or you build your castle back up without a teacher's help you got a point. We had Fundations. We learned about hearing in science. We picked cards and then we made the sound. We practiced mindfulness by listening to a bell and putting our hand on our head when we didn't hear the bell anymore. On the last time we got to go get our jackets when we were done.

November 28, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 55 days. We had music. We sang a new song in music. In music, we did a song, then Tina set up the screen, and we touched the board and chose a song. In music we read a book. We had Outdoor Education. In Outdoor Ed we went to the garden. We had Fundations. In Fundations we did letter-keyword-sounds. In Fundations we worked on our white boards. We had Reading Rotations. In Reading Rotations we read our books, and we used a pointer. The other things that we were doing in Reading Rotations were that we had a puzzle, and in the middle there was a picture. You had to match it with some things that started with the same sound. The other one was hole-punching l, h, and k. In Reading Rotations we did a Venn Diagram. We learned one of our friends’ favorite books.

november 27, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 54 days. We had Spanish. In Spanish we sang a song. The song we sang was the Hokey Pokey in Spanish. We had gym. In gym we did centers. One of the centers was hula-hooping. The other centers were swinging on a rope and getting a balloon and throwing it across the net. We also did jump ropes. We also had to throw a ball onto a pad that had sticky things that would make the ball stick. We also did basketball. We had math. We had a visitor and the visitor was Angela. K-1 and K-3 came to our class. We had Fundations. In Fundations we learned two new letters and they were v and w. In Fundations we got to trace the w and v and then we got our books.

november 16, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 50 days. We had Kossouth come. When Kossouth came over, we read a book, My Mouth Is a Volcano. We had another visitor, too. We drew an invention. We had gym. In gym we played a game where we had to throw a ball to whatever side you weren't on; if you made it in, you got a point for your team, and then you had to switch. We threw the balls in the goals. We made cards for the people we care about to say "Thank you." We had music, but then we couldn't go because Tina couldn't be there. We had Fundations. In Fundations we worked on our boards, and we wrote our letters. In Fundations we practiced "question marks." Some other visitors came and told us that today was the last day for the food drive. The visitors who came over were sixth graders.

November 15, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 49 days. We had yoga. In yoga we got to lay down and close our eyes and then when we heard the round and round sound we got to get up and listen and we sat criss-cross-applesauce. We had All About Me. In All About Me a friend showed us his favorite game, it is called Scrabble. We had reading rotations. In reading rotations, at the red table, we got to write a story about us that was true. At the yellow table we got to do one of our friends' Venn Diagram and at the blue table we got to hole punch the letters e and r. We had outdoor education. In outdoor ed we went to the Sacred Woods. We had music. In music we learned a new song. We had Fundations. Before we had greeting meeting two of our friends helped set the stuff for calendar. The sixth graders came over to visit and told us that tomorrow is the last day to bring our food donations into school.

november 14, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 48 days. We had gym. In gym we played where we each had something to catch with. We had Spanish. We saw some fruits in Spanish. We had Body Mapping and we put our noses on our body. In Body Mapping we read a book about our senses. We had Fundations. At the rug at Fundations we did our white boards and we wrote the letters. We had math. We did a Venn Diagram. At the yellow table we did some tally marks and you had to write a number. At the blue table we got to do mystery jars. At the red table we got to read our books after we did the Venn Diagram.

november 13, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 47 days. We had music. We did a song and we got a little turkey that goes "gobble gobble" to do it. We had new All About Me people. There were 2 new people. We had Fundations. In Fundations we learned 3 new letters. We learned l and h and k. We had Spanish. In Spanish we made a self-portrait. In Spanish we got new folders. We had a project. In the project we talked about giving notes to other people.

november 9, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 46 days. We had gym. In gym we played a game called Hot Lava Ball. Hot Lava ball is where you needed to throw the balls into a big ball and when the ball touched you the other team would get a point. We had library. In library we read a story and the title was Aposomundus. We had math. We had All About Me. In All About Me we learned about one of our friends' favorite games, it was called Pop the Pig. We had Body Mapping. In Body Mapping we made eyes and stuck them on to our bodies. We had a visitor. We had Fundations. In Fundations we told a story about Baby Echo and Mommy Echo.

November 8, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 45 days. We had All About Me. In All About Me we learned about a friend's favorite game, it is called Snap. We had art. In art we painted our sculptures. We did Fundations and in Fundations we got to pick what we wanted to do, the boards or the writing first. In reading rotations we had a book and its called At The Farm. In reading rotations we sounded out letters to make a story about ourselves. We also hole punched the S and the D at the blue table. Some people went to K-3 and some people went to K-1. We highlighted the word "see" in our poem.

november 7, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 44 days. We had gym. We played a game in gym where you have to be in a hula hoop to be safe. We went to music. In music we learned a new song. We had science. We learned about our eyes and our iris and our pupil. We had math. At math we did a game at the yellow table where you roll a die and wrote the tally marks.

November 6, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 43 days. We had a visitor. A kid from 5th grade came that was acting like Ms. Maoz. She read us a book. We had outdoor ed. We had music. We sang a new song at music. We had Fundations. We learned two new letters today, j and p. We had All About Me. In All About Me we learned about two of our friends' packets.

november 1, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 40 days. We had library. In library we read books. The title of one book was Apposomundus Saves the Day. Another book was called Now. In library we got a book mark. In library some of us got to take our book home and then we got to go to gym. In gym we played Colony Tag. In gym we played another game where we needed to put the yarn balls into the hula hoop. We had Body Mapping. In Body Mapping we glued our different colored pieces of paper down to show our skin. We had Fundations. We had reading rotations.

october 31, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 39 days. We had art. In art we built animals made out of wood. We had Fundations. We learned new letters. We had science and math. In math we colored in shapes and then we made a graph. In science we drew pumpkins and then labeled our pictures. We had All About Me and we learned about our friends' games.

october 30, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 38 days. We had All About Me. We learned about two new friends. We had centers. In centers we switched classes to do pumpkin activities. We measured pumpkins. We went to gym. In gym we played a Halloween game. In gym we played this game where you take candy from a character and put it in your headquarters. In gym we played Dead Ants. In gym we played Line Tag. We had Fundations. We learned about two new letters, r and e. In Fundations we got out books and did rainbow writing. We had science. At science we saw inside of a pumpkin. We had music and we learned a new song. We got to hold a trick or treat basket but it was small.

october 26, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 36 days. Today we had Kossouth over. We had gym. In gym we played a game where there were noodles that were cut up in different colors and when Brad called out our color then we had to tag the other team. We also played a game where we were the taggers and you had to do 5 jumping jacks. In gym we played Line Tag. We had Spanish. In Spanish we got stickers because we reached our 50 stickers so we got a bigger sticker to bring home. At Spanish we played a game. In Spanish we had to say everything in Spanish. We played the "Sh" game in Spanish. We had Fundations. We went over to K-3 and we learned about our skin colors. We had All About Me. We had writing.

october 25, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 35 days. We got to go to music. In music we learned new songs. We got a pumpkin and passed it around as we sang a song. We did a song where we had to march around. We got to go to Spanish. In Spanish we got to watch a little movie. We got to watch K-1 and we did what K-1 did in Spanish. We had a project. The project was the life cycle of pumpkins. We did Fundations. We did reading rotations.

october 24, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 34 days. We had gym. There was a game in gym where you needed to run around and then give the stick to another person. We had library. In library we read a book. At library we picked out books. We had Fundations. We practiced more of d and s in Fundations. We had Body Mapping. At Body Mapping we made our faces of our skin color. We did All About Me. In calendar we learned about odd and even. In calendar we learned about the days of the week. At calendar we sang the October song.

october 23, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 33 days. At art we made ghosts out of tissues. In art we got to make skeletons. We made a project where we talked about all the seasons. We had Fundations. We learned new letters at Fundatioins. We did All About Me. We got to highlight words in a poem.

october 19, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 31 days. We went to the garden and we went to the field next to it. In the garden we got to play with a broken ball and we got to catch it. Some of our friends at outdoor ed. built a house for animals. We found something (a bug) in outdoor ed. We had music. We did songs. We had Fundations. We did All About Me. In All About Me we learned about one of our friend's favorite artifacts. In All About Me we also learned about our friends' favorite book, both friends chose the same book!

october 18, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 30 days. We had gym. We played a game where the gym teachers rolled the ball and we had to kick it and when the buzzer went off we switched and every time we kicked the ball we had to run to a big base then run back to the other base. We went in the hallway to Spanish. In Spanish we played a game. We learned about our bodies. We learned about the body parts. We did All About Me. We had a new thing in centers, they were mystery jars.

OCTOBER 17, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 29 days. We had picture day. We got to take our own pictures in the gym. One of our friends got a comb to take home. We had Spanish and music. In Spanish we saw two monsters. We got to play a game on the smartboard. In Spanish we sang a song. In music we learned a new song. We got to play on the drums in music. We did Centers, and we made number books. In Centers we highlighted "u" and "i" with a light yellow marker. In centers we learned about the seeds, the core, the skin, the leaf, and the flesh of an apple. In Fundations we practiced with "a" and "g." We practiced the letter-keyword-sounds. We did "All About Me." We learned about some of our friends' favorite games.

october 16, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 28 days. We had buddy lunch. We had gym. There was this game in gym called, "Tilt the Boulder" and if you get hit by it you had to run around the gym for one lap until you get back to the place you started and once you got there you could go back on line or do to a different line. There was this game in gym where you were a crab and you played soccer and once you got a goal you went back to line and the only way you could go out and play was if you had a certain favorite thing. It was our friend's birthday today and we are going to celebrate. We got to pick out books from the library. In library we read books. We had Fundations. Today we did All About Me. We learned about two new friends. We did our shelter drill.

october 12, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 26 days. We went to gym and we have 5 separate areas that we could play in. One of the areas there was a crate and we stood in a line at the crate and we grabbed the rope and we got 3 swings on the rope. Another one of the areas was a string on a pole connected to something and you got on a scooter and you had to pull yourself all the way to the other side. We also got to do balloons over a net and there was a ball and a shovel and you had to catch with the shovel. We went to K-3 and K-1. We made applesauce in the different class. At K-3 we measured apples. In K-2 we did apple prints and found the star inside the apple. We had music. We got to go around and we got to sing "Hello Everyone". We got our red folders in music and we got to put our train numbers on there. We had All About Me. We learned about a friend's favorite object. It was a stuffed animal bunny. The bunny was soft.

october 5, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 22 days. We had Spanish. We learned about apples. We drew apples. We were going to have music, but it turned out that we couldn’t. (Tina had rehearsals for Grandparents’ Day.) We’re going to have Grandparents’ Day tomorrow. We talked about the assembly and assembly dress. We had Fundations. We hopped and said the letter sounds (“u” and “i”). We learned about our friends’ toys in our “All About Me” project.

october 2, 2017

Today is Monday. We had Fundations. We learned new letters. We learned u and i. In gym the curtains were closed and each kindergarten was by itself. In gym we worked as a team. We learned all about some of our friends. We had music

September 28, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 17 days. We had Fundations. We practiced writing our letters. We went to Spanish. We went to gym. We did an obstacle course at gym. We didn't do the obstacle course in the gym we did it on the upper fields. We used the monkey bars and the crates and a wibbly wobbly thing and you had to run all the way past the tire swing. We did the obstacle course twice and we had to follow the cones. We went down the slide and we had to run zig-zaggy to the cones and back, we were at the big kids playground. In Spanish we learned the colors. We played a game in Spanish. We are going to be learning "All About Ourselves" and today we learned about Trish.

september 27, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 16 days. Our ninth grade buddies came and brought our Yali visitors. We played with all of them. Some of us made paper airplanes with them. We made our own book about Johnny Appleseed. We went to music. In music we read a book. We went to Spanish. We learned the colors in Spanish. We did some Fundations. We did a game in Fundations.

september 26, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 15 days. We went to library. We read a book. We got to bring our book to school, we got to read it and then we got to bring it home. We went to gym. In gym we tried to clean up the cones for 40 seconds. We played a game where one person was the builder and the other person was the bulldozer. In gym it was 9 versus 4. Each group had a chance to win. Kossouth came to visit us. We did Fundations. We had an assembly. We sang a song at the assembly. We watched the people dance. The people we watched were our Yali visitors from China. They performed (acted) a little show that they used to watch when they were kids. The assembly was in the gym.

september 25, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 14 days. We had Fundations. We learned n and m. We went to art. In art we made gardens (in the style of Claude Monet). The bunnies are back and got to come out. WE talked about assembly dress for tomorrow because of our Yali Visitor Assembly. In centers we did hole punching, sewing and ABC patterns.

september 20, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 12 days. We did Fundations. We practiced more with t and f and b. We did outdoor education. We went to a garden. We got to see and play in a different compost pile. We got to smell mint at the garden and we got to eat it. In the garden we got to play in the corn. We did music. We did centers. At one table we got to practice making patterns with our colors. At another table we practiced our sewing and at the last table we did the I word in PRIDE (integrity) and we drew pictures about when we wanted to lie but we didn't and told the truth.

september 19, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 11 days. We had Spanish and gym. For gym we went to a different room because they were setting up for Parents Night. In gym we played a game. We played a cup game. We went to the cups and came back. The gym teacher had to make a tower out of the cups and the checker had to check it. In Spanish we learned the colors. Blanco means white. Rosa/rosado means pink. We learned verde means green. Gris means grey. Blue is azul. We used teddy bears to make patterns. We also used pom-poms to make patterns. We stuck the pom-poms on a sentence strip. We did some Fundations. We learned how to write some letters. We used our dry-erase boards.

september 18, 2017

Today is Monday. We have been in school for 10 days. We had Spanish. We practiced a fire drill during Spanish. We sang a song in Spanish about the numbers. The bunnies were out. We had music. We went outside. We talked about characters in a story. The characters in A Visitor for Bear are bear and mouse. We also learned that the D in PRIDE stands for dependability. In Fundations we learned and traced the letters b and f.

September 14, 2017

Today is Thursday. We have been in school for 8 days. We had our first day of art. We got to go outside. We had fun. The bunnies were out. We learned about the letter T today in Fundations. We got to use hole punchers for our rotations.

september 13, 2017

Today is Wednesday. We have been in school for 7 days. We went to gym. We learned about sitting (our proper writing position). The bunnies came out of their cage. We got to go outside. We met Kossouth today. He read us a book about feelings. He also read us a book that helped us remember to think of our friends' feelings. We watched a movie in music class because Tina wasn't there. We had bagels for snack.

September 12, 2017

Today is Tuesday. We have been in school for 6 days. We went outside for outdoor education. We went to the music building. We got a Falco. We got to go and listen to drums and the 9th graders. It was an assembly. We finished the bunnies’ home and got to play with them. We went to the playground. Welcome to our new "Blog"!!!